To be registered as a medical marijuana patient in Louisiana, patients must have an ailment that meets the state’s list of qualifying criteria. A patient may qualify if they are living with the following chronic or debilitating disease or condition below.
* Any condition not otherwise specified in this Subparagraph that a physician, in his medical opinion, considers debilitating to an individual patient and is qualified through his medical education and training to treat.
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Transactions will occur at the end of the doctor’s evaluation. For patients that do not qualify, the transaction will not be processed, and the patient will not be charged.
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Yes. Medical marijuana is available for patients to purchase if they are qualified and given a medical certificate by a licensed doctor. It can only be purchased at state-approved dispensaries. Check our FAQ section below to find the dispensaries in the state.
In 1991, Act No. 874 legalized medical marijuana. Throughout the years, there have been changes in facilitating the licensing of doctors, producers, and pharmacies.
In 2016, a comprehensive medical cannabis program was created. Only physicians can recommend medical cannabis to a patient.
The qualifying conditions for Louisiana medical marijuana were expanded in 2018 and research was conducted on the medicinal value of medical cannabis.
Most recently this year, the legislature and governor approved allowing smoked or “raw or crude” cannabis, starting on January 1, 2022.
Today, there are 9 licensed pharmacies in Louisiana appointed by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy where patients with a medical marijuana certificate can purchase medical marijuana products.
The following are acceptable documents:
Make sure that your name, current address, and current date must appear on the document you submit as proof of identity.
Once your medical marijuana doctor has diagnosed that you have a qualifying medical condition for medical marijuana, you will be given a treatment plan. You will have to discuss your condition and your medical history with a doctor through a telemedicine evaluation.
Your doctor will find it helpful to have access to your medical records if needed. Hence, you can upload any relevant medical records to your appointment or have them handy during the evaluation.
The TeleLeaf medical marijuana service establishes a connection between you, the patient, and a licensed doctor. We have the best doctors who are willing, able, licensed, and trained to recommend medical marijuana.
Our telemedicine site has provided a more convenient way for you to apply for a Louisiana medical marijuana card without having to leave your home.
If you want to move forward with your application for a medical marijuana card in Louisiana, simply fill out the registration form on our website.
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While recreational marijuana remains illegal, medical marijuana is legal in Louisiana.
Qualified patients are permitted to purchase medical cannabis products at state-licensed pharmacies. With the passing of SB 271 in 2016, Louisiana became the first state to create a comprehensive medical marijuana program in the Deep South.
SB 271 states that physicians can only recommend and not “prescribe” medical marijuana to their patients. The bill also mandated that medical cannabis must be provided and distributed to patients in processed, non-smokable forms.
In 2020, the state passed three new laws relevant to its medical marijuana program. Among those new laws, HB 819 enables licensed physicians to recommend medical marijuana to patients with any debilitating condition they believe medical cannabis can treat.
You may use your medical marijuana recommendation when purchasing medical cannabis products from licensed pharmacies in Louisiana.
The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy also recognized the nine regions of the state established by the Department of Health, allocating one marijuana pharmacy permit to each region.
After issuing a recommendation, the doctor generally sends the applicable form of medical cannabis to a licensed pharmacy. The patient will receive a notification once their medical cannabis order is ready to be picked up.
Under the law, patients may possess up to a one-month supply of medical marijuana. The law also limits raw marijuana to 2.5 ounces every two weeks per patient.
The regulatory board responsible for monitoring the dosages and amounts purchased is the Louisiana Medical Marijuana Tracking System.
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